Synopses & Reviews
A family moving into a new house discovers in their bathtub a talented crocodile named Lyle, who soon becomes an important part of their lives.
"Illustrations have verve and are a perfect complement to the story. Highly recommended." School Library Journal
The first book in the Lyle series, this tells the story of how the Primms found Lyle the crocodile in the bathtub of their new home.
About the Author
Bernard Waber was the beloved author of more than thirty books for young readers, including Courage, Ira Sleep Over, and The Mouse That Snored. With the publication of The House on East 88th Street in 1963, his Lyle the Crocodile became a mainstay of childrens literature, and the adventures of this endearing reptile were featured in numerous books. Because of their honesty, their bravery, and their tremendous heart, his stories and illustrations have been beloved by generations of children